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Does anyone know of an offline map app like + for desktop GNU/Linux?

@strypey
Is it okay if it happens to also work on a mobile form factor? ;)

OSM Scout Server + Pure Maps should do what you want.
(and is WIP for the Librem 5, too)

@danielst yup, as long as it also works on a non-touchscreen form factor :) sounds like something that runs on a server, which I don't have (yet). I'm looking for a map app that works with an existing service, as OSMand+ does.

@strypey
It's intended to be installed on the device. Basically, the map client (e.g. Pure Maps) connects to your localhost to access offline map data. Just have a look.

rinigus.github.io/osmscout-ser

@strypey

marble.kde.org

It's designed as much to be a digital atlas globe, but it does do navigation as well, without any touchscreen necessary.

@strypey

Just so you're aware, for offline routing you need to install the offline routing plugin from within the app.

@Blort is it downloading maps for offline browsing that requires a plugin, or just getting the app to give you directions while offline?
@lightone

@strypey do you need navigation or just map viewing? If it's just map viewing I can suggest QLandkarte GT... I use it for displaying GPX traces from my Garmin watch, and it uses OSM map data by default

@desikn thanks, but appears to have been mostly unmaintained for at least the last couple of years:
github.com/heldersepu/GMapCatc

Also license situation is unclear.

@strypey

Have you had a look at github.com/Maproom/qmapshack/w ? It's quite good for offline composing complex routes to follow with your garmin, or such.

Sorry, I was thinking in android in that moment... I have used the maps program in the gnome suit, but as far as i know it doesn't has offline mode @strypey
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